Governor Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has embarked on a comprehensive assessment of communities affected by recent terrorist attacks in Mangu Local Government Area, with a focused mission to halt the cycle of violence and restore enduring peace.

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Governor Mutfwang, accompanied by heads of security agencies and key government officials, toured impacted communities, starting with Kwahaslalek, a village where numerous lives were lost. The visit extended to Mangu metropolis, where homes and livelihoods were ravaged by the recent security breach.

During the tour, the Governor paid a condolence visit to Mishkaham Mwaghavul, HRH Da John Putmang Hirse, at his Palace in Mangu. Expressing condolences to the bereaved families and the entire Mangu local government area, Governor Mutfwang strongly condemned the needless carnage.

The Governor advocated for dialogue among community leaders to address divisive issues and prevent violence. Assuring residents of the government’s steadfast support, he emphasized the importance of unity and urged the populace to resist individuals exploiting youths for personal gain.

“I want to assure the people of Mangu local government that the government of Plateau State will do all it can to ensure that external aggressors are kept away. We will also deal decisively with criminal elements among us. This is the time to preach forgiveness and unity,” Governor Mutfwang stated.

Governor Mutfwang outlined government initiatives to combat drug-related criminal activities and issued a warning to those profiting from the sale of drugs and narcotics. He pledged a strategic plan to tackle the menace of drug addiction in the state.

In response to the Governor’s visit, HRH Da. John Hirse commended him for sympathizing with the affected people. He urged Governor Mutfwang to remain focused despite attempts to distract him and emphasized the importance of dialogue in resolving conflicts.

Following the assessment in Mangu, Governor Mutfwang convened a meeting with stakeholders in Bokkos Local Government Area. He also visited Internally Displaced Persons who survived recent attacks, assuring them of the government’s commitment to facilitating their return home and fostering a speedy recovery.

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